Day: April 23, 2020

Multicultural Club Creates Community

The Multicultural Club at North Thurston is a fantastic place to help students find their own voices. The club celebrates and displays the diverse students of North Thurston, with assembly performances that include cultural dances. On May 15, after several years, the group is bringing back the Multicultural Assembly which has created a sensational feeling for the club members… an assembly that relays the message of unity and diversity will continue to be celebrated once again.  The Multicultural Club not only teaches students the importance of diversity at school, but also provides a platform to discuss current controversial issues. Leaders […]

How is climate change affecting the bees?

There has recently been a huge production of articles all over the web about animals being hurt by climate change. Animals, however, are not the only victims of the rapidly changing climate, insects are also being affected, especially one very important insect in particular: Bees. Even without climate change, bees have a huge list of problems ranging from children stomping their brains out, to parasites killing huge populations of them. As if the bees didn’t have enough problems already, climate change is now affecting the bees more than ever. One major problem is the bees hibernation schedule. When bees are […]

Is the Future Folding?

Folding phones are a relatively recent development in the smartphone industry with the Royole FlexPai narrowly beating Samsung and Huawei. Currently, there are two different categories of folding phones, which are the book-style and clam shell variants. The book-style offers a narrow build that unfolds to reveal a tablet size screen. At the same time, the clam shell has an average, modern screen that folds to become a more compact package. Folding phones appear to be an attractive trend as many significant companies are beginning to craft their version. Samsung, for instance, has already released two separate variants. Meanwhile, Apple […]

What can your Handwriting say about your Personality?

Someone’s handwriting can say a lot about their personality and how they think. There are actually over 5,000 personality traits that your handwriting can suggest you have. Messy handwriting Not everyone has perfect handwriting, in fact, some people can have very messy handwriting. When you have messy handwriting, you usually write very fast and don’t pay attention to detailing your letters very much. You just want to get stuff done, the more you write the better! If you have messy handwriting you might be: IntelligentCreativeIndependent thinkerFast learner Pretty handwriting When someone has pretty handwriting it means they go out of their […]

Andrew Galbraith

Andrew Galbraith, is a 17 year old senior here at North Thurston High School. He lives with his mom, dad, grandma, brother and sister.  This artistically involved student is in theater and choir, and even went to a performing arts school from 6th to 8th grade. Andrew says he has always liked singing; he’s been doing so since 6th grade, so for about 7 years now. He also went to Disneyland with the choir! Andrew considers the best part of his high school career to be participating in music and theater. On the flip side, he says the most challenging […]

A Musical Mathematician

Michael Larson, also called by students Mr. Larson, is a math teacher here at North Thurston High School. Being an addition to the math department, he has taught the classes Precalculus, Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra I, ELL Algebra I, and Pre-algebra. In 2008 Mr. Larson started his teaching career, and taught social studies, then moved onto 6th and 7th grade math, before coming to NTHS. When asked why he moved on from teaching social studies to math, Mr. Larson said he liked how some students were able to see the math in different ways, and there were new ways of […]